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Web Buzz: It’s All About Volunteer Opportunities

Web Buzz: It’s All About Volunteer Opportunities

September 9, 2014


Filed under Travel

By Jen Leo Los Angeles Times (MCT) Here’s a website that can help you travel with a passion and a purpose. Name: www.Trip180.com What it does: Makes the path to global volunteering accessible and affordable. What’s hot: The website’s easy-to-search format puts volunteer opportunities right in front of y...

Cool Travel Apps And Websites

Cool Travel Apps And Websites

February 20, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Outdoors, Travel

By Ellen Creager Detroit Free Press (MCT) App: MetrO, available for iPhone and other platforms (see http://nanika.net/.) Lowdown: Basic directions from here to there on subways for hundreds of cities. Helpful for trip planning so you can see how far it is from one spot to another. For in...

Jetsetter Gypsy offers chic traveling advice

Jetsetter Gypsy offers chic traveling advice

September 5, 2013


Filed under Travel

Jetsetter Gypsy offers chic traveling advice By Alicia McElhaney McClatchy-Tribune (MCT) Traveling abroad is supposed to be sexy, glamorous and chic. But all too often, a traveler’s expectations fall flat when she falls into tourist traps and lands back into her comfort zone. Cue Amy ...

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